Bombings

This Sunday, July 1, 2018, photo provided by the North Olmsted Police Department in North Olmsted, Ohio, shows Demetrius Pitts, of Maple Heights, Ohio, who was charged with trying to support terrorism. Federal authorities say Pitts talked often about his support for al-Qaida and recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks. (North Olmsted Police Department via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 5:07 pm
An American-born citizen who federal authorities say recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying to support terrorism. Federal authorities said Monday that Demetrius Pitts had...
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July 02, 2018 - 2:32 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A married Belgian couple with Iranian heritage was arrested "just in time" as they allegedly prepared to head to France from Belgium to bomb a large rally that an Iranian opposition group held over the weekend, authorities said Monday. The federal prosecutor's office said the...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:36 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — SITE Intelligence Group says the Mali branch of al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on French forces which officials said killed four civilians in the northern city of Gao. The U.S.-based monitoring group said Monday the al-Qaida-linked militants, known...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, a member of the army stands guards at the entrance of the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror force, in Mali. A car packed with explosives detonated at the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror force, setting off a gun battle that left at least two soldiers and two attackers dead and several soldiers wounded, officials with the Mali-based force told The Associated Press on Friday. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed)
July 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A suicide car bomb aimed at a patrol of French soldiers has killed two civilians Sunday in Gao in northern Mali, according to officials. The suspected extremist attack is the third in three days in Mali, which is preparing for presidential elections on July 29. "French soldiers...
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Police officers secure the area after multiple people were shot at an office building housing The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
June 28, 2018 - 8:50 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on shootings at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Journalists at The Capital Gazette are working to cover the mass shooting that unfolded in their office and to put out a Friday paper. Photojournalist Joshua McKerrow tweeted...
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June 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says insurgent attacks in two provinces have killed 29 people, including a bomb that targeted a meeting between the Taliban and village elders urging them to enter peace talks. Hasibullah Stanikzai, a provincial council member in the eastern Logar...
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Radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman, center, is escorted by police officers after his sentence hearing at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, June 22, 2018. Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
June 22, 2018 - 3:56 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta. Abdurrahman, who police and prosecutors say...
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A flower lei sits on part of a wood deck and steel plate from the USS Arizona that are being held in place by white beams while sitting in a crate while waiting to be loaded onto a airplane Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Honolulu. An 800-pound chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
June 22, 2018 - 3:11 am
HONOLULU (AP) — An 800-pound (363-kilogram) chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial. The Texas Panhandle War Memorial in Amarillo will receive the rusted steel plate and part of the battleship's...
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Israeli soldiers inspect a missile launched fro Gaza Strip inside a kibbutz in Israel near the border with Gaza, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Israel's military says its warplanes have struck some 25 Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities. The fire came hours after the military said it struck Hamas infrastructure in response to "arson balloons" launched from Gaza into Israel. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
June 20, 2018 - 12:53 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants there fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities early Wednesday, the military said. The Palestinian fire came hours after the Israeli military said it struck Hamas infrastructure in...
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June 17, 2018 - 12:21 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan legislator says eight police officers have died in his constituency after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb planted by suspected extremists. Ahmed Bashane sent condolences to the families of those who died in the attack in Tarbaj in Wajir...
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